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Sweet Belgrade

The Museum of Applied Art has joined the “Sweet Belgrade” programme of the author Jovo Andjić in order to support the popularization of museums and to represent objects from its collections to the public.

Title of the project: “Sweet Belgrade”

Author of the project: Jovo Anđić

Curator: Biljana Crvenković

Organizers: Museum of Applied Art and the Centre for Cultural Incentives „Kulttura“

Aim of the Project:
“Sweet Belgrade” is conceived as a short guide through the history of sweets and candies from the beginning of the nineteenth century until the present times, a guide that follows up on the changes of taste and habits, brings back the memory of some forgotten sweets but also introduces to us some new ones.

The programmed walking route:
“Kafana ?”(? Inn) – Palace of Princess Ljubica – Sime Markovića Street – Pop Lukina Street – Topličin Venac - Museum of Applied Art – Vuka Karadžića Street – Academy Park – Building of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts at Knez Mihailova Street - Topličin Venac – Obilićev venac – Knez Mihailova Street – Terazije.

Presentation in the Museum:
Museum of Applied Art

Objects which are kept within the Ceramics, Porcelain and Glass Department will be exhibited in the Salon of the Museum.

The visitors will be offered a unique view to services created in the Viennese porcelain factory (Alt Wien) during the nineteenth century, candy boxes made in glassworks of Bohemia and Vienna at the turn of the nineteenth century, sweets and cakes serving trays made in Serbian glass factories of Avram Petronijević and Nacko Jovanović during the nineteenth century. Museum exhibits will help complete the lecture on the culture of consuming sweets and on the role of Belgrade salons in social life in the first decades of the twentieth century.

Participants will be offered sweets at:

  • “Kafana ?”, fruit preserves and water
  • “Dukat Baklava”, Topličin Venac, baklavas
  • “Chocolate Gallery” truffles and dragées
  • Hotel “Moskva”, cake

Spring – Summer 2013 season
will last from March 30 to July 12.

Walking tours:
every Friday: 16:30 - 19:00 pm
every Saturday: 17:00 - 19:30 pm

Telephones: +381 66 056 906;
+381 66 056 096;
E-mail: kontak@beogradskesetnje.rs